Lecturer in Chemistry Non-Tenure Track

Cedar City, Utah, United States
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Job description

Two Full-time, Permanent, 9-Month, Non-Tenure Track Positions to mentor students and teach diverse chemistry lecture/laboratory curricula at the undergraduate level. One position with organic chemistry expertise. One position is open to any area of chemistry including science education. Hiring is open until filled and contingent upon funding.

General Duties & Responsibilities

General Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Teach diverse chemistry lecture and laboratory curricula at the undergraduate level, including: area of expertise, general chemistry and organic chemistry.

2. Advise and mentor students.

3. Work effectively as a member of the Department of Physical Science.

4. Serve on department, college, and university committees.

5. Other assignments as determined by department chair and dean.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Masters degree in Chemistry from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation is required. Demonstrated teaching effectiveness. Must demonstrate the potential, or have a record of achievement in teaching both upper and lower division Chemistry courses and in scholarship. ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by August 7, 2018.

2. Strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with colleagues in an undergraduate academic setting.

3. Must have ability to work in the U.S. without current/future need for Southern Utah University visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in chemistry with demonstrated expertise in organic chemistry, interest in science education and an ability to maintain and help repair instrumentation.

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Months/year: 9-month contract

Tenure/Non-Tenure Track: Non-Tenure Track

Salary or Salary Range: $44,400

Posting Number: F1600141

First Consideration Date: 06/10/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

How to apply

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From its founding in 1897, Southern Utah University has evolved from a teacher training institution to now become Utah’s designated liberal arts and sciences university. SUU has always placed students first by fostering small, personalized classes led by supportive professors who are some of the nation's top scholars in their fields of study. True to the University's academic core vision of becoming a nationally recognized institution of learning, SUU faculty, staff and administrators enable students to honor thought in all its finest forms, achieve excellence in their chosen field, and create positive change in the world. People throughout the state look to the University for major academic specialties, economic and business development opportunities and training, distinguished cultural programs, athletic activities, and regional archives. Some of the nation's most acclaimed national parks and outdoor recreation opportunities surround Cedar City and provide the basis for a distinct educational partnership between the University and the National Park Service. A wider range of metropolitan activities is close at hand however, with Las Vegas, Nevada, just two-and-a-half hours south and Salt Lake City, Utah, just three hours north.